Scalia 'Heir' Barrett May Be Open To Reversing Roe V. WadePresident Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court has expressed unease with some landmark rulings, including ones that established a right to abortion, and has suggested in her academic writing that she may be willing to reconsider those decisions.
Anti-Abortion Activists Take To Streets In March For Life; Pro-Choice Activists Stage CounterprotestThe topic of abortion was front and center on the streets of Chicago during the day Saturday.
Rep. Dan Lipinski Takes Heat For Signing Onto Amicus Brief Asking Supreme Court To Consider Overturning Roe v. WadeU.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) was under fire Thursday night for teaming up with Republicans who are trying to get <em>Roe v. Wade</em> overturned.
Missouri House Expected To Approve Ban On Abortions At 8 WeeksThe Republican-led Missouri House is expected to pass legislation to ban abortion at eight weeks of pregnancy, when most women don’t even know yet if they’re pregnant.
Billboard Welcomes Drivers To Illinois, 'Where You Can Get A Safe, Legal Abortion'A head-turning billboard that encapsulates the state-to-state differences of Roe v. Wade recently appeared on the side of an Illinois highway--near a women's health clinic that services patients from Missouri, where abortion laws are tougher than in Illinois.
Pro-Life And Pro-Choice Marches Bring Thousands To Chicago's StreetsBoth marches coincide with next week's anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion in 1973.
Kavanaugh: Roe V. Wade Is 'Precedent'With the departure of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, abortion rights could hang on Kavanaugh's vote.
Sen. Susan Collins Says Trump SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Told Her Roe v. Wade Is Settled LawCollins, the much-watched senator from Maine, is considered a key vote in Kavanaugh's nomination.
Liberals Ready To Fire Back At Trump's Supreme Court PickLiberal groups are already gearing up to oppose Trump's Supreme Court choice--even before the name has been announced.
Personal PAC Makes Announcement On Gov. Rauner's Position On Abortion RightsAn Illinois abortion rights political action committee has accused Governor Rauner of lying about his position on abortion - calling him "Donald Trump on steroids."
McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. WadeNearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
40th Anniversary Of Roe v. WadePlanned Parenthood and other abortion rights advocates marked the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade with a fundraiser. As WBBM's Steve Miller reports, abortion opponents held a mass and prayer service yesterday.
Report: Steep Drop In Abortions In IllinoisThe number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37-year low in 2010.